Standards Online Public Library (SAI Global)
Need to view an Australian Standard? This database provides full text access to all current Australian Standards, Joint ISO/Australian Standards, Joint NZ/Australian Standards, current Draft Australian Standards, and amendments to Australian Standards. Please visit your nearest library to use this resource.
PLEASE NOTE: SAI Global can only be accessed from your library branch.
Standards are published documents setting out specifications and procedures designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform the way they were intended to. They establish a common language which defines quality and safety criteria.
Standards Online contains the complete collection of current Australian standards, withdrawn and superseded standards, document history and referenced standards.
- May be searched by standard number, words in title, abstract or anywhere in the document.
- Provides full text access to all current Australian Standards, Joint ISO/Australian Standards, Joint NZ/Australian Standards, current Draft Australian Standards, and amendments to Australian Standards.
- Access to Legislative & Regulartory services, Australian Dangerous Goods Code and WHS Law Guide
Access SAI Global from your library branch, and enter your Library card barcode and PIN number when prompted.
- Quick Search
For a quick search, enter one of the following search terms in the search box
• Standard number (You don't need to type in the AS or AS/NZS prefix)
• Keyword (You can search for any word in the title, abstract or text of the standard)
The "Australian" radio button is selected as default. This limits your search to Australian Standards only.
- Current Standards (design rules) Search
As an example, type the keyword 'lifts' in the SAI Global Online Public Library search box.
Get a list of search results and select the standard that is relevant to your needs. For example:
•AS 1735.1-2003: Lifts, escalators and moving walks
- Regulations Search
First visit the Australian Building Codes Board website to get information on mandatory requirements. The building authority of each state has responsibility for mandatory requirements relating to the building industry.
Consult the relevant peak body for the industry, such as the Australian Elevator Association, for information about guidelines and compliance with recognised standards.